Trust Fund to Support the Participation of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the work of the HRC
In accordance with its resolution
19/26 of 23 March 2012, the Human Rights Council (HRC) established the Voluntary Technical Assistance Trust Fund to Support the Participation of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the work of the Human Rights Council (HRC).
The Fund is managed by the Human Rights Council Branch of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), and provides funding for various activities such as trainings, participation in HRC sessions, and fellowships.
List of LDCs/SIDS that will be supported by theTrust Fund at HRC35
(6 - 23 June 2017)
Dominica (Commonwealth of), Guinea, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Tanzania (United Republic of), The Gambia and Uganda
The new e-Learning Tool on the Human Rights Council and its mechanisms aims to ensure an increase in the participation of LDCs and SIDS in the work of the Human Rights Council. It is the first-ever online (and free) training on the Human Rights Council designed for government officials, particularly those coming from LDCs and SIDS.
To have a look at the E-Learning watch the teaser in English
and in French
Access the E-Learning tool Learn and enjoy!